News/research from teacher-journalist Robert J. Ballantyne

Playlist: Essential 2000s

Leona Lewis, ‘Bleeding Love’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of July 20-26, 2008

KT Tunstall, ‘Other Side of the World’

This adult contemporary pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for five weeks between April 29 to June 2, 2007

Dixie Chicks, ‘The Long Way Around’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for two weeks between August 27 to September 9, 2006

Dixie Chicks, ‘Not Ready to Make Nice’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of May 28 to June 3, 2006

Celine Dion, ‘Reveal’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for five weeks between July 20 to August 23, 2003

Kylie Minogue, ‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head’

This dance-pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for seventeen weeks between September 2, 2001 to January 5, 2002